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Woods re-signs at Al Ahli !! - Sep 6, 2016


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Loren Woods
Al Ahli (Premier League) confirmed in their roster experienced 38-year old Lebanese ex-international center Loren Woods (218-116kg-78, college: Arizona). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Woods played there last season in GCC championship.
In 2001 he was drafted by Minnesota Timbervolves (NBA) in second round (46th overall). Woods attended University of Arizona and it will be his 16th (!!!) season in pro basketball.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Asia-Basket.com All-Lebanese League Defensive Player of the Year back in 2013.
Woods also played at the Arab Club Championships two years ago. His team won Bronze.
Woods is quite experienced player. His career allowed him to visit three different continents, while he played in seven different countries. Woods tasted the life as pro basketball player in Europe, Asia and of course North America. He has played previously professionally in Iran (Zob Ahan and Mahram), Lithuania (Zalgiris), Spain (CAI Zaragoza), Turkey (Anadolu Efes), NBA (Sacramento Kings), Lebanon (Al Riyadi) and D-League (Austin Spurs).
Woods is close to retirement age as a player. It's very possible he may end his playing career at Al Ahli.
On Woods: Very thin upper body, but leaps well, good timing, nice shooting touch, runs floor very well, and works on his game. If he was 30 pounds heavier, he could be a dominant player, but often times it is very hard for players of this size to gain weight. He hasn't played much so far this year and could break out like he did last year. Has had a tough season thus far and when playing against heavier players, he has trouble on offense, getting position.

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Loren Woods
Al Hala draw first blood - 2 days ago
AL HALA registered a surprise 84-82 win over Manama in the Golden Square stage of the Basketball League at the Khalifa Sports City Hall in Isa Town. The quarter results were 19-18 (Manama) 23-15 (Al Hala) 21-18 (Al Hala) 30-22 (Manama) The game was the first of two matches to decide the team who will qualify for the final. Al Hala started the game with a line-up consisting of Hussain Salman, Hasan Gerashi, Ahmed Jamal, Yasser Bunafoor and Loren Woods (218-C-78, college: Arizona). Al Manam...   [read more]

Ray Mitchell
Al Hidaya signs Ray Mitchell, ex Samaheej !! - 9 days ago
Al Hidaya (D1) signed 28-year old American guard Ray Mitchell (201-95kg-89, college: CS Stanislaus). He started the season at Samaheej in Bahrain Premier League. The last summer Mitchell played at Caboolture Suns (State League) in Australia. He is quite experienced player. Mitchell has played on five different continents (Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia and of course North America). He has played previously professionally in Germany (Westfalen Mustangs), Mexico (Soles), ABA (IE Inv...   [read more]

Travis
Elliott
Elliott comes back to Brujos Izalco, ex Al Bahrain - 11 days ago
Brujos Izalco (Liga MB) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old American center Travis Elliott (203-104kg-91, college: Beth.-Cookman). It is actually his comeback to Izalco as he has played here before. Elliott He played recently at Al Bahrain in Bahrain Premier League. The last summer Elliott was tested by Brujos Izalco. He helped them to win the league title. Great season indeed as he was awarded Latinbasket.com All-El Salvador Liga Mayor Center of the Year and voted to 1...   [read more]


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